The basics of what biodiversity offsetting involves.
These videos explain concepts and challenges central to biodiversity offsetting and ecological compensation in plain language. They were produced by offsets specialists from the IMEC Thematic Group, the University of Queensland, RMIT University, The University of Melbourne and University of Helsinki with the support of funding from the Australian Government’s National Environmental Science Program through the Threatened Species Recovery Hub.
Under what circumstances might we consider doing a biodiversity offset?
How biodiversity is described and measured for the purposes of offsetting.
How to estimate the amount of gain from an offset
Adjusting estimates of gain from an offset
Setting constraints and requirements to help make offsets more effective
Coordinating offset actions for greater benefits
An approach that aligns compensation with conservation targets
Tracking the performance of individual offsets and offset programs